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The Angel of Atonement

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The Angel (2018)
Directed by Ariel Vromen for Netflix
Starring Marwan Kenzari, Toby Kebbell, Hanna, Sapir Azulay, & Sasson Gabai

One of the biggest American blunders of the Iraq War – aside from starting the war in the first place – was the de-Baathification policy that was organized by the Jewish-led Office of Special Plans in the Pentagon. Read more …

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White Tribalism in Action:
Lauren Southern’s Farmlands

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The most dangerous and remarkable thing about Lauren Southern’s wonderful documentary Farmlands is that it promotes white tribalism. For most people – whites and non-whites alike – this is enough to make the film anathema. They will recognize it for the taboo-breaking film that it is and either stop watching or begin hating Lauren Southern as a racist or white supremacist. Sympathizing with whites as victims just isn’t cool these days, you see. Read more …

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Revolution from the Right in Terry Gilliam’s Brazil

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Brazil is a 1985 genre-defining science fiction film from acclaimed director and writer Terry Gilliam. It has won numerous awards and is regarded as a cult classic and one of the best science fiction films ever made. Read more …

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Ted Kennedy Did Nothing Wrong:
Chappaquiddick, a Review

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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Directed by John Curran
Written by Taylor Allen & Andrew Logan
Starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, & Jim Gaffigan

Whenever I contemplate the 1969 Chappaquiddick incident, the Republican in me always asks in anguish, “Why couldn’t it have been Teddy Kennedy who drowned and not the girl?” Read more …

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Imperium:
American History X Meets Harry Potter

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Imperium (2016)
Written & directed by Daniel Ragussis
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, & Devin Druid

Imperium bears some similarities to the 1998 film American History X, which has the same theme. Both come across as attempts to demonize white identity by associating it with unsavory characters. Read more …

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Hostiles: A Review

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Hostiles (2017)
Written, directed, & co-produced by Scott Cooper
Starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, & Jesse Plemons

Never have I seen a movie cuck so hard, so fast.

Normally, I wouldn’t even consider reviewing a movie that is so antithetical to the goals of white advocacy. Why write up two thousand words on a movie that few of us will see and even fewer should? Read more …

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Irreconcilable Differences:
The Two Versions of Black Robe

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To Father Paul Laforgue, the Algonkian Indians are savage pagans in dire need of salvation

To the Algonkian Indians, Catholic priests are greedy, selfish, Norman pigs of sorcerers

–An excerpt from the back cover of the 1987 Paladin edition of Black Robe Read more …

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She’s So High, High Above Me:
Watching The Fountainhead on TCM

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You know I always wanted to pretend that I was an architect.
–George Costanza[1]

The Fountainhead is something of a rite of passage or gateway drug on the Right. Back in the 1960s/’70s it was more likely the movie than the book that one stumbled upon. I suppose I must have seen it on some afternoon movie show back in the ‘60s. Was it the Bill Kennedy at the Movies show on CKLW out of Windsor, Ontario on Saturday afternoons? Read more …

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Conservatives are the Real Anti-Whites:
Dinesh D’Souza’s Death of a Nation

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Going to the movie theater is a religious ritual of sorts for me. My soda is my wine, and the dehydrated corn kernels accented with sludge are my wafers. They are a debauched communion. The largely Jewish-controlled entertainment industry is my church, and on this occasion, D’Souza was my minister. Read more …

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Four Documentaries Worth Watching

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In this dark Kali Yuga, we can take comfort in that we have entered into a Golden Age of the documentary. The four documentaries below do a great deal to explain our modern circumstances, and are worth watching on their own merits.

King Corn
Produced by Aaron Woolf, Ian Cheney, & Curtis Ellis
2007 Read more …

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Hunter / Prey: Pro-White Sci-Fi

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Hunter / Prey
Written & directed by Sandy Collora
Starring Isaac C. Singleton, Jr. & Damion Poitier
(2010)

“I sold my comics to make this movie!” — Sandy Collora

Hunter / Prey is an independent sci-fi movie from 2010 by producer Sandy Collora. Read more …

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Kiki’s Delivery Service: Europe in Japan

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Kiki’s Delivery Service
Written & directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Studio Ghibli, 1989

Kiki’s Delivery Service is a fantasy anime film from the world-famous Studio Ghibli, Read more …

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Two Independent Films for the Dissident Right

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I have heard it often said that no art is being produced on the Right anymore, that everything we see and hear and experience is deconstructive of traditional Western values, particularly in film. This, however, shows the laziness of many of the talking heads on the Right, who are only too ready to churn out bad news porn and not willing enough to do a modicum of research or promote those creating content. Read more …

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Eladó életek:
Az erdélyi szászok sorsa – és a miénk

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English original here

Eladó életek
Írta és rendezte: Razvan Georgescu
2014 Read more …

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An Offering to the Beast of Political Correctness:
A Review of the 2018 Death Wish

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Death Wish
Directed by Eli Roth
Screenplay by Joe Carnahan
Starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, & Kimberly Elise
2018

All the hype about the recent reboot of the film Death Wish being an “Alt Right movie” is just that—hype, and no more. Read more …

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The Original Death Wish: A Review

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Death Wish
Directed by Michael Winner
Screenplay by Wendell Mayes
Starring Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Stuart Margolin
1974

By the early 1970s, Americans had begun to notice a change in their big cities. After the Civil Rights movement and the 1965 Immigration Act, the multiracial rot – the inevitable by-product of the Left’s ascendancy in the West – began to set in. Read more …

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Toward a White Wakanda

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The new Black Panther film is problematic in some respects. Seeing blacks idealized in an advanced world of the future–that of Wakanda–is probably bad for the average white person. It doesn’t give them the sort of accurate view of a typical black society I showed in my Similarities article.  Read more …

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The Legend of Suram Fortress

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The Legend of Suram Fortress is a Georgian-language film directed by Sergei Parajanov and Dodo Abashidze based on a Georgian folk legend involving a young man whose sacrificial immurement within the walls of Suram Fortress enables the fortress to stand erect and protect the nation against foreign invaders. Read more …

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Spielberg’s War:
Saving Private Ryan & the Jewish Experience

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Saving Private Ryan is widely acknowledged to be one of the best war films ever made. Released in 1998, the film quickly became both a critical and commercial success, and was soon nominated for 11 Oscars – ultimately going on to win five (including both Best Picture and Best Director). Spielberg was praised for challenging both audience desensitization and the idea of World War II as some sort of “glamorous” or “romantic”[1] affair, Read more …

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The Golem of Gotham:
Notes on the Scariest Movie Ever Made!

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The Colossus of New York (1958)
1958 / B&W / 1:78 enhanced widescreen / 70 min.
Producer: William Alland
Director: Eugène Lourié
Cast: Ross Martin, Otto Kruger, John Baragrey, Mala Powers and Charles Herbert.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRG93Kc0QBw Read more …

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Trading Germans:
The Fate of the Transylvanian Germans . . . & the Rest of Us

Transylvania Saxons

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Hungarian version here

Audio version: To listen in a player, use the one above or click here. To download the mp3, right-click here and choose “save link as” or “save target as.” To subscribe to the CC podcast RSS feed, click here. Read more …

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Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird:
The Triumph of Family Values

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Lady Bird
Written & Directed by Greta Gerwig
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen McKinley Henderson, & Lois Smith
2017

The Guardian has described Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, as an “antidote to Trump culture.” Read more …

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M. Night Shyamalan’s Flawed Masterpiece The Village

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The Village
Written & Directed by M. Night Shyamalan
Music by James Newton Howard
Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, William Hurt, Brendon Gleeson, Cherry Jones, Sigourney Weaver, et al.
2004

Audiences and critics left theaters showing M. Night Shyamalan’s film The Village (2004) disappointed, polarized, or uncertain of this flawed masterpiece. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 195
Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

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The Philosophy of Death Wish:
A Metapolitical Work of Influence

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Death Wish
Directed by Michael Winner
Screenplay by Wendell Mayes
Starring Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Stuart Margolin
1974

“The movie has an eerie kind of fascination, even though its message is scary.”–Roger Ebert

The 1974 film Death Wish, starring Charles Bronson as Paul Kersey, is a cultural force. Read more …

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He Was Just About . . . to Turn His Life Around!
Menace II Society & the Culmination of African Liberation

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Menace II Society
Directed by Allen & Albert Hughes
Starring Tyrin Turner, Jada Pinkett, Bill Duke, Larenz Tate, & Charles S. Dutton
1993

Although the Oscar Winner for Best Picture that year was an escapist, integrationalist Western called Unforgiven, Menace II Society was quite possibly the most culturally impactful movie of 1993. Read more …

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War for the Planet of the Apes

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War for the Planet of the Apes is the third film of the rebooted series and one of the best. With its austere visual palette and dark tonal mood it could so easily have been a flawless masterpiece. Unfortunately, a couple of trivial missteps get in the way of its overall quality and undermine the film’s otherwise brutal solemnity.

War begins 15 years after the simian flu outbreak that wiped out much of the human species. Read more …

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The Bad War—in Black & White

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The Victors
Directed by Carl Foreman
Starring George Hamilton, George Peppard, Eli Wallach, et al.
1963

In American culture today, there is a sticky-sweet worship of veterans that is about as enjoyable to experience as stepping barefoot on the dried-up syrup from a spilled soda pop on the concrete surface of a rundown public pool. The worst of this veteran worship involves the veneration of veterans of World War II. Read more …

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Love & Death in the Sudetenland: The Golden City

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Die goldene Stadt
Directed by Veit Harlan
Starring Kristina Söderbaum, Eugen Klöpfer, Rudolf Prack, & Paul Klinger
1942

Die goldene Stadt (The Golden City) premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 1942, where it won the Best Actress award as well as a special award for direction. It was an enormous commercial and critical success across a Europe that was undergoing the most brutal war in its history. Read more …

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The Lodestar Films of the Baby Boomer Right:
The Francis Schaeffer Movies

Francis Schaeffer

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Whatever Happened to the Human Race?
Directed & produced by Franky Schaeffer
Starring C. Everett Koop & Francis Schaeffer
1979

How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture
Directed by John Gonser, produced by Franky Schaeffer
Starring Francis Schaeffer
1976 Read more …

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